ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There could be a showdown this weekend between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration and Occupy demonstrators camped in an Albany park.
Some of the protesters in the city’s Academy Park say they may challenge Cuomo’s promise to have troopers arrest anyone who violates an 11 p.m. curfew in the adjacent, state-owned Lafayette Park.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2's 1/27 Thursday Afternoon Forecast
City officials have allowed the round-the-clock protest and Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares has said he won’t prosecute “peaceful protesters” for curfew violations.READ MORE: Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Brooklyn
But Cuomo has insisted they stay off the state land next to the Capitol building after hours.
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